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Changes in Court Venues and Hours of Operation for Arrests During Nov. 7-14

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 in Featured News

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting will take place in Honolulu during the second week of November. Twenty thousand individuals are expected to attend, including the leaders of the 21 APEC economies, ministers, business leaders and the international news media.

In order to ensure due process of law, the Hawaii State Judiciary, Department of Public Safety and the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) will make the following temporary changes in venue and hours from Monday, November 7 to Monday, November 14.


Individuals arrested by HPD officers and State Sheriffs will be transported to and held at the Kapolei Police Station located at 1100 Kamokila Boulevard. The Kapolei Police Station may be reached at (808) 723-8400.

Court Arraignments

Individuals arrested and charged with criminal violations of state law, with the exception of those charged with domestic violence related crimes, will make their initial court appearance at the Kaneohe District Courthouse at 45-939 Pookela Street. The Kaneohe courthouse may be reached at (808) 534-6300. All court arraignment sessions in Kaneohe will convene at 1:30 p.m. each day. On Saturday, November 12, (and if needed, on Sunday, November 13), the Kaneohe courthouse will be open for arraignments only and not provide any additional services.

Individuals charged with domestic violence related crimes and making their initial court appearances from Tuesday, November 8 to Monday, November 14 will appear at the Ronald T.Y. Moon Judiciary Complex in Kapolei. Individuals charged with domestic violence related crimes over the weekend (from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13) will be held at the Kapolei Police Station until their appearance at the Kapolei Courthouse on Monday, November 14. The courthouse is located at 4675 Kapolei Parkway and may be reached at 954-8290.

Information for individuals arrested by federal authorities is available on the United States District Court Website.